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Meaning of FRANKLY

Pronunciation:  frangklee

WordNet Dictionary
[adv]  (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that; "honestly, I don't believe it"; "candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience"; "frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn"

FRANKLY is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: candidly, honestly



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Frank"ly\, adv.
In a frank manner; freely.

      Very frankly he confessed his treasons.  --Shak.

Syn: Openly; ingenuously; plainly; unreservedly;
     undisguisedly; sincerely; candidly; artlessly; freely;
     readily; unhesitatingly; liberally; willingly.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: all joking aside, bluffly, bluntly, broadly, brusquely, candidly, directly, genuinely, in all conscience, in all seriousness, in plain English, in plain words, openheartedly, openly, outspokenly, plainly, plain-spokenly, roundly, sincerely, straightforwardly, unconstrainedly, unreservedly, unrestrainedly, with no nonsense